A Reaction to “Africa’s Environment: The Final Frontier, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Africa of the Committee on International Relations House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session, July 17, 1996.” by Richard R. Marcus Note: Statements at the Hearing were made by the following: Hon. Gary Bombardier, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Africa, Agency […]

de Alain Bertrand Résumé Cette combinaison de trois articles courts traite de l’aboisement, le bail, et la législation sur l’environnement à Madagascar. Le premier article soutien que bien que l’eucalyptus n’est pas originaire de Madagascar, il a été historiquement un produit de grande valeur, source de revenu par la voie du marché de bois urbain […]

by Lisa L. Gezon and Benjamin Z. Freed Abstract In this manuscript we pursue the question, under what circumstances is agroforestry a viable component of conservation? We describe tree-planting and conservation efforts in two protected areas in northern Madagascar. Mt.d’Ambre and Ankarana lie close to each other, have been subject to similar historical pressures, and […]

by Lisa L. Gezon and Benjamin Z. Freed Résumé Nous poursuivons, dans ce manuscrit, la question, sous quelles circonstances la sylviculture paysanne est element viable de conservation? Nous decrivons la plantation des arbres et les efforts de preservation dans deux zones protegees dans le nord de Madagascar. Les monts d’Ambre et Ankarana se trouvent proche […]

by Richard R. Marcus and Christian Kull Introduction Madagascar is one of the world’s natural wonders. An island, existing in isolation for millenia, eighty percent of the flora and fauna are endemic. Yet this unique and valuable land has proven fragile. The bulk of the country’s rainforests have already been destroyed causing significant erosion and […]